Home Security Blog | Archive 2016

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Homes left vulnerable according to home security experts ERA


Almost half of British home owners leave their house unlocked when they go out according to new research from home security experts ERA. Read More

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Choosing the Right Padlock for Your Property


Whether you require a padlock for various appliances our outhouses at home, or for sensitive information and delicate equipment in the workplace, we have a range of padlocks to suit Read More

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Make Your Door Invincible with ERA


One of the first ports of call when assessing your current home security is to check the strength of your doors and windows Read More

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Checking the Locks – Keeping Your Property Safe


Keeping your home safe from potential burglary is an important aspect of daily life. Keep your property and family safe by checking the locks on your windows and doors regularly. Read More

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ERA can expand and innovate at its new i54 South Staffordshire base


A leading British security hardware and electronics business is expanding its operations to develop a state-of-the-art product development, manufacturing and distribution facility at its new i54 South Staffordshire headquarters. Read More

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Choosing the Right Intercom for Your Home


Intercom systems enhance home security. How do you choose the right intercom system for your home? Read More

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Innovative Smart Wireless Alarm System to Keep You Safe


Flexibility is everything when it comes to home security and the wireless alarm systems from ERA offer you that Read More

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Keeping Children Safe – 5 Benefits of Window Restrictors


One of the biggest worries for young families is how to keep their children safe at home. Read More

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The Benefits of Being Part of a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme


At ERA, we believe in supporting the Neighbourhood Watch together we can provide the highest quality products and advice Read More

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Tighten Security as the Nights Draw In


As Autumn hits us hard, with the evenings starting earlier and the cold starting to set in, it is the perfect time of year to re-evaluate your home security systems Read More

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Home Security Month 2016


Coming up in October is the fourth annual National Home Security Month (NHSM) Read More

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Benefits of Outdoor Motion Sensors


Motion detectors’ are a great asset to any home security system, and here is why: Read More

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Home Security, Pokémon Style


The police in Doncaster reacted with surprise and gratitude when a group of Pokémon Go players notified them of an attempted burglary close to a local industrial estate. Read More

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What’s Involved in a Free Home Security Survey with Era?


With the number of burglaries and home invasions on the rise, it makes sense to ensure that your home is as safe and secure as possible. Era offers a free home security survey to homeowners across the UK Read More

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ERA Expands ‘EXPERT’ Team


ERA has further strengthened its key account management team with the appointment of Colleen Rouse and Matt Elener. Read More

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The History of Night Vision and Home Security


These days we tend to think of night vision technology, at least as far as home security equipment is concerned, as being a modern invention, but in fact the story goes further back than most people realise. Read More

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Security Tips for First Time Buyers


Before you put in an offer on a property, it’s worth asking whether they have secure window and door locks fitted Read More

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Investing in Your Property's Security


Everyone likes to feel safe in their own home, and security is a potential draw for homebuyers. Read More

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Security Tips for People Who Travel a Lot


In these increasingly well-connected times, a growing number of people work away from home, and even those who don’t will often travel on a regular basis. Read More

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ERA and Neighbourhood Watch partner with five year sponsorship agreement


From 1st June 2016, leading manufacturer of home security solutions ERA will partner with Neighbourhood Watch in a five year sponsorship agreement, working towards a common goal of reducing crime and keeping communities safe. Read More

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Home Security and the Internet of Things


Just as burglars try to enter a property and steal money and possessions in the real world, there are just as many criminals in the online world. Read More

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Home Security Tips While You’re Away


Late spring is the time of year when many people start to plan their summer holiday. It is all too easy to get caught up in the excitement of deciding where to go and then booking the trip, and it’s easy to forget what could happen at home while yo... Read More

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5 Simple Ways to Prevent Burglars Targeting YOUR House


We take a look at some simple measures every homeowner can take to make their property unattractive to even the most determined burglar Read More

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A Look at State-of-the-Art CCTV


You may already have CCTV installed as part of your business or home security system, but is that system out of date? Read More

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Giesse becomes part of Tyman Plc


Tyman Plc, the LSE quoted parent company of ERA has announced the acquisition of Italian based hardware specialist Giesse. Read More

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Peace of Mind with a Home Security Survey


If you want peace of mind, whether or not you are at home, then a home security survey is a good first step. Read More

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Why choose the ERA Approved Partner Scheme?


When it comes to home security, we’ve got it covered thanks to our alliance with the Master Locksmiths Association, together, we’ve developed the ERA Approved Partner Scheme. Read More

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Get the right security locks for your home.


Getting the correct locks for your doors and windows will safeguard the shell of your house from any unwanted visitors. With theft on the up, securing your home effectively should be top priority. Whether you live in a house or a flat, there are a va... Read More

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Window locks and issues of security.


Approximately 15% of burglaries involve no forced entry at all. This equates to about 100,000 every year, which seems surprisingly high. However an open window in an unoccupied room is a clear invitation to any thief. Read More

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New Safety Locking Restrictor from ERA the best on the market


ERA's universal Safety Locking Restrictor offers Grade 3 impact resistance ideally suited to homes with families and gives reassurance to parents that their children will be safe around open doors and windows in the home. Read More

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How to burglar proof your home and garden.


There are many ways that you can make your home safer, Intruder alarms, CCTV and other detection systems can all contribute in making your home safer. However here are a few tips that cost very little and can impact on the safety of your space. Read More

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Burglar alarm monitoring – which is the right one for you?


There were 211,994 home burglaries between April 2013 and March 2014, according to the Crime in England and Wales survey, so protecting your home has never been more important. There are a number of different options available, however a monitoring s... Read More

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ERA in Partnership with UniKey Brings Cutting-Edge Smart Lock Technology to Households in the UK


ERA in partnership with TouchKey brings Cutting-Edge Smart Lock Technology to Households in the UK. Launched at CES 2106, the ERA TouchKey residential Nightlatch smart lock will have UniKey’s Touch-to-Open passive, one-touch entry and enhanced secu... Read More

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